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It’s a deliciously slow burn with Marz Leon’s latest track “Fire”

Marz Leon will rekindle a love of slow burning, understatedly hot tracks with “Fire”. The enveloping sound of soft whispers before the gradual and deliberate vocals emanate in creates an infectious track. The steady and dark vibe sets the stage for a song all about deliciously dangerous temptations. Just like…

SLK ventures further into the alt-soul darkness on new EP, ‘Form’

London based diva SLK recently released new EP “Form” on the Prism label last week, securing a position in the ranks of alt-soul songstresses Sampha, Jessie Ware and Banks. SLK, with these other current “alt-soul” figureheads is bringing an old school vocal technique into a new, and decidedly electronic-based industry….

New York-based Amen Dunes gear up for US release of ‘Love’

Amen Dunes, a three piece based out of Brooklyn, NY, was recently featured on EARMILK for their most recent release of a tune called “I Can’t Dig It” off of their soon-to-be-dropped album called Love. The album (now available as of today in the UK) will be unveiled to the…

Brooklyn-based Amen Dunes release “I Can’t Dig It” off upcoming record ‘Love’

Amen Dunes is the musical venture of the ever talented Damon McMahon, a man who alludes to tradition, nostalgia, and timelessness. Thematically reflected within his music, McMahon wins over listeners through an exploration of singer-songwriter, rock, and progressive realms, which is explicit on previously released singles “Lonely Richard” and “Lilac In Hand”….

Prelow returns with style, deliver a “Simple Song” [Premiere]

Jesse Aicher and Matt Walsh met in their freshmen dorms at NYU through a mutual friend. Now, well into their 20s, the boys are making music under the Prelow moniker, steered by the same producers of Paul McCartney, Lana Del Rey, and The Strokes; after just one track, they have put themselves in position to make…

Frank Ocean & Diplo team up with The Clash for Converse collab, “Hero” [Download]

Converse’s Three Artists, One Song initiative has orchestrated genre-spanning collaborations featuring the likes of Pharrell, Santigold, and André 3000, to name a few. These eclectic groupings produce good music though, a testament to the creative chemistry of some of the industry’s top-tier professionals. So in the spirit of creating one of the…

Blunda releases chilling second solo EP, ‘Messages’

Andy Blunda, of alt-rock groups Paloalto (now Golden State) and Fastball, is a classically-trained pianist and award winning TV composer. In early February, Blunda released his second solo EP, Messages. Few hits arise when you look for the first EP, but we managed to find this alt-rock inspired gem with a bit of internet…

Shura’s “Touch” is exactly what you need right now

When I was younger, I was bombarded with music. Whether it was my father playing records at home or my mother tuning in to whatever adult alternative station she could get her hands on, my parents were always grooving to something, so in turn, I was too. As a young…

Prelow wins MVP award with “For The Team”

NYC-based duo Prelow have been hard at work devising the perfect debut track, and it is finally here. While this may only be the first song from Jesse Aicher and Matt Walsh, we are hooked within seconds. The NYU students pair well together, as Walsh lays the foundation of a temperate, hazed-over production…

Bonobo Gig – Live review from Rock City

Bonobo – North Borders Tour at Rock City Bonobo is testament to the fact that the sci-fi synthetic sounds created by money-whoring artists who dominate the charts today should, and surely will, realise the errors of their ways. The British

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Before the realms of The Twilight Zone, Twin Peaks and the Bermuda Triangle were contemplating the idea of creating a spawn from the DNA chromosomes of Kardashian and West, that fictional dream was only the thought of unreality and folklore. Now that those idealistic threads have been shattered into the grains of non-fiction, we can [...]

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ABBY – Streets (Monsieur Adi Remix)

Dancin’ with the devil on a level far beyond wickedness and iniquity, German band ABBY give an all-embracing thumbs up to Monsieur Adi remixing their recent ‘Streets’ single – as the man from France comes away with colossal synthesizer results. BONUS! MORE BONUS!

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DEJA – Still Falling

Falling head over heels in audio collision love, dance music’s version of The White Stripes carry on with a slow and gritty slow-timed beast – that moves shadowy and swift like a Dark Brotherhood assassin on-point for his / her first kill. 80’s glam gets re-injected from DEJA this April. DEJA – Still Falling

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Fyfe – “Lies”

Fyfe brings alternative pop to a whole new dimension with his latest release of “Lies”. In preparation of the release of Fyfe (Paul Dixon)’s debut EP titled Solace (set to be available April 7 courtesy of Benvolio Music), this 23-year-old Londoner greets us with his analytical yet instinctive take on the realm of pop. Deviating…

Yeah Yeah Yeahs – “Sacrilege”

As promised, today marks the day that eccentric trio Yeah Yeah Yeahs premiere their first song since 2010 on Zane Lowe’s BBC Radio 1 show. Karen O and gang put everything on the table with groovy cut “Sacrilege” that escalates from the bare basics they are known for into a…